Archive for the ‘English Composition’ Category

Change a Disappointing Ending

February 2, 2014

1. Name a book have you read whose ending was a let down?

2. If you could change that disappointing ending what would it be?

What contemporary authors will people still want to read 50 years from now?

November 3, 2013

1. What well-known authors or works of literature will still be popular 50 years hence?

2. What make an author charismatic?

 

Reading vs Watching

February 11, 2013

1. Do you usually read the story before seeing it on the motion picture screen?

2. Do you often watch the movie version before reading the story?

3. Do you generally prefer the movie to the book?

 

Cities or Suburbs

February 11, 2013

1. Is there an increasing trend to leave the large metropolis for the outlying regions?

2. What might be the anticipated advantages for moving away from the large cities?

3. Are large metropolitan centers doing anything to lure people back?

The Future of the Automobile

February 3, 2013

1. Are people opting more and more for renting than buying a car?

2. Is public transportation increasingly becoming the favored mode of travel?

3. Will the electric car eventually supplant the current automobile?

4. Is car-pooling the wave of the future to free up more space on the highways and byways?

5. Are cars becoming smaller or larger with time?

E-Readers Vs. Printed Books

January 20, 2013

Are e-readers gradually replacing the printed book?

Cash? Credit? or Other?

January 13, 2013

1.. What is your favourite method of payment: cash? credit? or other?

2.. What is the future of the currency we use today?

3.. Will coinage be eliminated prior to notes?

4. What will replace credit and debit cards?

The Greenhouse Effect

January 6, 2013

Are climatic conditions becoming so immoderate that they are causing more & more violent storms, bushfires, etc. in the 21st century?

Global Warming

December 30, 2012

1. Is global warming a significant threat to the survival of many forms of life that exist in the world today?

2. Are adequate measures be taken to help protect the environment against global warming?

Is more chutzpah what the world needs now?

December 16, 2012

1. What would be an appropriate sentence to illustrate the correct usage for chutzpah in good English?

2. What is a good synonym for chutzpah?

3. Has chutzpah become a popular term in the English-speaking world?

4. Does chutzpah generally have a positive or a negative connotation?